A section of Richmond Street in London, Ontario is gearing up for filming an Apple TV series, which will be shot in Hollywood next week.
James Edwards, owner of the AAHC Barbershop and Salon, said he and neighboring businesses his owner will be on Richmond Street from August 24th to his August 26th at Apple. He said he was told a TV production would be filmed. About shooting in the evening.
READ MORE: The Amazing Race Canada is set to take on London, Ontario.
"They're going to stage something like his '70s scene," said Edwards in the next episode.
"We are looking forward to it because it will give us more exposure and more promotion. We are always happy."
Ryan Warren is a partner at Szemenyei MacKenzie Group LLP. Edwards barber shop.
The story continues under the ad
Warren also said that the block of Richmond Street between Dundas and King Streets he planned for an Apple TV shoot. ' but we've talked a lot about other things.
"You won't have access to the parking lot. It's going to be used by the production staff, but that's it. We haven't heard much about the details," Warren said.
As for whether or not to make a cameo in the upcoming series, Warren joked to Global News that he would gladly accept the right offer.
"They haven't contacted me yet, but I'm glad they're talking to my men. I'll see what I can work out."
45} READ MORE: 'Supporting Vibrant Streets' — City of London Launches Dundas Place Vendor Pilot Program
Report from CTV News London. Filming next week will be for his upcoming series Improbable Valentinebased on his 2017 Victor LaValle fantasy/horror novel The Changeling.
In her Apple TV news release last year, Melina Matsoukas was named director of the series. Matsoukas has won her two Grammy Awards for her music and her video work. She was also nominated for an Emmy Award for her role as Executive Producer and Director of her series Insecure
Improbable Valentine stars LaKeith Stanfield, first Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actor for 2021's Judas and the Black MessiahFans may recognize Stanfield from his role in Uncut Gems}, Selma, Straight Outta Compton, Knife Out and Series Atlanta
Andrew Dodd is the manager of Film London. Film London is the city's recently opened office with the aim of bringing films and TV shows to Forest City.
Dodd was unable to confirm details about upcoming shoots, but said the city is "tracking a variety of productions at varying scales."
"Nothing is certain until it's certain, so I don't want to comment on anything until I'm certain it's here and happening," said Dodd. I was.
Dodd said that productions of all sizes provide many economic benefits to the city, stating, "The bigger the production, the more likely it is that when will it be worth all the demands they have." will be born,” he adds. they come to the municipality.
The story continues under the ad
"If Hamilton, Cambridge and of course Toronto should close the roads and ask all business owners You can be very generously compensated for the fact that you have to close or there may be disruption to your business," Dodd added.
Dodd cannot identify the work Film London is tracking due to non-disclosure agreements and other agreements, but he always looks forward to seeing projects shot in London air. says there is. And his team is a chance to flex bragging rights.
"The Amazing Race is a perfect example. They got here in May and they were able to operate under the radar. On that," Dodd said. said.
``Keep your eyes peeled and look forward to future projects.''
© 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.